Pipal Research acquired for $13M

Posted by admin updated on 26 Sep, 2010

Credit Rating and Information Services of India Ltd (CRISIL), the Indian affiliate of Standard & Poor’s, has acquired Chicago-headquartered knowledge process outsourcing company Pipal Research for $12.75 million (Rs. 58 Cr). Pipal is majority owned by BPO services major Firstsource Solutions, which picked up a...

IBM to acquire data warehousing and analytics firm Netezza

Posted by admin updated on 21 Sep, 2010

On an acquisition spree, IBM announced Monday that Netezza, a data warehousing and analytics company, will be the latest addition to its basket for $1.7 billion cash. The deal values Netezza at $27 per share, 9.8% premium on Friday’s closing price. Netezza will expand IBM’s...

Fantasy Football and Analytics?

Posted by admin updated on 08 Sep, 2010

Millions of NFL fans have completed their fantasy football drafts by now. The NFL schedule was set months ago and the season kicks off on Thursday night, with the Minnesota Vikings taking on the New Orleans Saints in prime time. For many fantasy fans, the...